American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Zola, Émile 1840-1902. French writer and critic who was a leading proponent of naturalism in fiction. His works include Les Rougon-Macquart (1871-1893), a series of 20 novels, and "J'Accuse” (1898), a letter in defense of Alfred Dreyfus.
- n. French novelist and critic; defender of Dreyfus (1840-1902)
“Sullivan's latest comments, in which he called Zola's team "shambolic", came in an open letter published on the club's website after Tuesday's 3-1 home defeat by Wolves.”
“Zola is very much the union of gritty with opulent, and I love him for that!”
“And oh my, Zola is most definitely an author of having, that about sums him up (and is actually a really interesting perspective on his work.)”
“Zola is determined to show us that we are condemned to live and relive the faults of our ancestors, and our actions and responses will always be inevitable.”
“I called Zola and she said, 'Yes, let me put a bulletin out,'" said Levitan, 78, of Somerset.”
“I'm still stocking up on classics, more Zolas because I am a born-again Zola-ite, L'Assommoir and The Kill and I plumped for a Balzac as I have never read any, Cousin Bette looked accessible, we'll see whether I become a Balzac-ite too.”
“The state of Labour is that of the mine-shaft in Zola's Germinal, after the anarchist Souvarine has attacked it.”
“ZOLA, MUSICIAN: OK, this is Zola -- where I take the name Zola, and why I use that name specifically is because the Zola is there being this perception that Zola is a very dangerous, rough neighborhood.”
“Paul Heyse, but rejected Leo Tolstoy, Henrik Ibsen and Émile Zola, is characterized by its conservative idealism (a domestic variation of Hegelian philosophy), holding church, state and family sacred, and by its idealist aesthetics derived from Goethe's and Hegel's epoch (and codified by F.T. Fischer in the middle of the nineteenth century).”
“But although Zola is undeniably correct in his privileging of genetic inheritance as a determinant of behaviour, it’s the part of his novels that I admire the least.”
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